Disappeared in America
installation detail, Disappeared in America
Disappeared in America, a traveling exhibition that premiered at the Queens Museum of Art in New York, begins its west coast tour here at UCI. Created by Naeem Mohaiem, Director of VISIBLE, a Collective of Muslim and Other Artists, Disappeared is a walk-through installation that uses film, soundscape, images, installations and lectures to humanize the faces of post 9/11 "disappeared" Muslims. Excerpts and lectures from Disappeared have been shown in Stuttgart (with Walid Raad/Atlas Group), London (with Otolith Group), Berlin (KunstWerke with Natasa Petresin), New York (Queens Museum of Art; Brecht Forum; South Street Seaport; Cooper Union), Stockholm (Finnish Embassy), Karlskrona (Military Museum), Belgrade and Helsinki (Kiasma Museum). It is showing next in Lebannon and Liverpool (FACT: Foundation for Art & Creative Technology).